A huge thank you to our stalwart team of board members fundraising for RNFBC at the 2019 Scotiabank Charity Walk/Run. This stellar advance team will help RNFBC expand its presence at next year’s event. Contact us to get involved in the fun at the next walk/run. More information to follow.
Come and join RNFBC board members and friends at this fun event. We know that nursing care and leadership touches all our family, friends, and neighbours throughout our lives. Add your support for registered nursing education and excellence as a participant and/or donor.
Registered Nurses who are currently enrolled in a program of graduate studies leading to a Master’s or Doctoral program with an emphasis on Nursing and Health Care Leadership/Administration will surely be pleased to know that, due to the generosity of family and friends, an in memory bursary, The Patricia Wadsworth Graduate Bursary in Nursing and Health Care Leadership/Administration is now available in 2018. We lost Pat in 2017 and it was a great loss to BC’s nursing community and The Wadsworth Family are so pleased to have her memory live on through this bursary. They would like to extend their thanks to all those who have supported its establishment.
To those 2018 applicants who have already sent in their application and would be eligible for consideration for this bursary, rest assured we will update your application.
After receiving close to 800 applications, 221 lucky recipients were the winners in our 2017 Bursary Program and received $235,000 – a banner year for the Registered Nurses Foundation!
We are pleased to let you know that the application timeline has now been changed to a longer time period with the hopes of reaching applicants enrolled in semesters other than the fall semester which was part of our previous
We are so proud and pleased to announce our newest bursary: The Ruth Echo (Littlejohn) Mcllrath Bursary. This bursary has been set up through the generous legacy gift through the estate of her niece, Fern Irwin.
Joan Doree celebrated her 94th birthday in January. Born in England in 1919, Joan moved with her family at the age of six months to Saskatchewan. Many years later, Joan would become an elected member of the Registered Nurses Association of British Columbia and hold two terms on the Board. Through her involvement in these activities, Joan is a founding member of the Registered Nurses Foundation of British Columbia (RNFBC) for the education and advancement of nurses.